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Tongaat Hulett’s Zim operations hit by strike

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Harare - Collective job action at Tongaat Hulett’s [TON] Zimbabwean operations entered its third week on Monday, with workers continuing to demand regionally comparative wages.

The 16 000 strong workforce went on strike on November 26, demanding a wage adjustment to US$300 from about $170 in line with what other Tongaat Hulett employees in the region are earning.

The strike has disrupted the crushing of harvest cane into sugar, which will impact sugar supplies.

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